Catherine Abegg » wedding & portrait photographer from seattle, wa... specializing in lifestyle, travel, and film photography.

happy 18th birthday, madeline!

Today is it. Today is the big day. Today is the day that I’ve been unknowingly waiting for for my whole entireView full post »

madeline & me in nyc // new york city

I’m writing this blog post on the eve of Madeline’s birthday, which traditionally I’ve always used as an occasion toView full post »

good vibes 101 // a photography workshop // seattle, wa

This is good news! And yes, full of good vibes! I’m holding my very own, very first workshop here in Seattle, andView full post »

fong family photos // vancouver, bc

Cute kids, cute parents, and a golden retriever too?! Yes please!   Having a photographer hire me to do theirView full post »

enjoli // boudoir // seattle, wa

“I want to be written by you, in the edge of your soul, a footnote – of what you love in this earth.”View full post »

brim family photos // san francisco, california

This family, I photographed during my little photography tour through central California last spring, and was surprisedView full post »

joey & laurel’s wedding // delille cellars // woodinville, washington

Through Love all that is bitter will be sweet. Through Love all that is copper will be gold. Through Love all dregsView full post »

travelin’ family photographer // upcoming dates

Travel dates happenin’ real soon! OAHU // April 11-19 NYC // April 21-30 LA // June 13-17 As we all know,View full post »

leos family photos // seattle, washington

It’s no secret that I love photographing families. Love. I even love photographing weddings for the most partView full post »

sean & tracy’s wedding // olympic sculpture park // seattle, wa

This is the tale of two jet-setting gentlemen, who found love in each other in Seattle, traveled the world together,View full post »

apps family photos // san jose, california

This is the family of my friend Cyntia, who I met in New Orleans… she is a family photographer in San Jose, andView full post »

2014 year in review // family & wedding photographer

In this post, I am including one photo (sometimes two!) from each photo session I did & each wedding I photographedView full post »

erin & topher’s wedding // golden gardens bathhouse // seattle, wa

This is a Happy First Anniversary post to the most amazing, Erin & Topher. They had a very intimate &View full post »

breanne’s senior photos // snohomish, wa

I almost don’t want to share these photos. I almost believe that if I never share these photos, that this sweetView full post »

ashley & bucky’s wedding // sayulita, mexico

Actually, the photos that I’m about to share are way less about Ashley & Bucky’s wedding, and way moreView full post »

julia // boudoir // seattle, wa

I’m literally sitting in the airport as I post this! But I had time to kill, and was sitting here thinking aboutView full post »

corbell family photos // los angeles, californa

I always tell the families that I photograph that we will meet in their home & take it from there, because myView full post »

joan & margaret’s wedding // kirkland, wa

Let me just start this out with a little #humblebrag and say… I photographed the wedding of Kirkland’sView full post »

jim & kendal’s engagement photos // seattle, wa

Sooooo… the funny thing about posting these engagement photos is that at this point, their wedding has alreadyView full post »

joe & reiny’s wedding // arlington, wa

This wedding happened quite awhile ago, but reliving it today has been a real treat for me… it’s amazingView full post »

abegg adventures // olympic peninsula, wa

It’s been a very long time since I last blogged. When I was young all I wanted to be when I grew up was a writerView full post »

chelsea // boudoir // seattle, wa

“As if you were on fire from within. The moon lives in the lining of your skin.” -Pablo NerudaView full post »

brit & nina’s wedding // seattle, wa

This wedding gave me a lot of firsts… my first same-sex wedding, my first time being published in a magazine, and myView full post »

garrard family photos // scottsdale, arizona

I recently went to Arizona for a photo conference, and in my spare time I was able to meet up with my friend John &View full post »

alex & gail’s family photos // seattle, wa

Alex & I have the same birthday month, so with that & with having one of the most loving & beautiful momsView full post »

brett & caroline’s engagement photos // seattle, wa

These guys used to be my neighbors! Oddly enough we didn’t even hang out that much, but I think they’re super coolView full post »

photography workshop // seattle, wa

One cold & blustery–I mean freezing cold & blustery–day here in Seattle, a beautiful & talentedView full post »

film is not dead // FIND biz guide

If you love reading my blog, but you are not a photographer (because let’s face it, about 9 out of the 10 of you whoView full post »

roodie & lively // family photos // seattle, wa

“I’m youth, I’m joy, I’m a little bird that has broken out of the egg.” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan: Peter andView full post »

lauren // boudoir // seattle, wa

This is a dear friend of mine… she loves herself, and so do I. I admire that in a person… to be so comfortable withView full post »

carolyn & peter’s wedding // sayulita, mexico

Carolyn & Peter. AKA Carolina y Pedro. I also debated on calling this post Sweet Caroline, because I seriouslyView full post »

wray family photos // seattle, wa

“The greatest thing you’ll ever learn Is just to love and be loved in return.” -Nature Boy, Nat King Cole I recentlyView full post »

cabanillas family vacation photos // merida, yucatan, mexico

In addition to my last post, here are just a *few* photos from when we were exploring around Mexico together… a happyView full post »

cabanillas family photos // yucatan, mexico

Abigail, what’s your favorite thing about your mom? “She is so beautiful, she takes care of me all the time, she playsView full post »

brian & kaila’s wedding // guemes island, wa

Happy First Anniversary to Brian & Kaila, whose wedding we celebrated on the ever-amazing & intimate GuemesView full post »

herrera family photos // bremerton, wa

Moon in all your splendor, known only to my heart, Call back my rose, rose of San Antone. Lips so sweet and tender,View full post »